Christopher Hastings (born June 21, 1983) is a comic artist and creator best known for The Adventures of Dr. McNinja.
Hastings attended the School of Visual Arts in New York, and it was while there in 2004 that he created the character of Dr. McNinja. He is from Cumberland, Maryland, a fictional version of which is the main setting of The Adventures of Dr. McNinja.
In 2007 Dr. McNinja won the Web Cartoonist's Choice Award for Outstanding Superhero. Creating Dr. McNinja is Chris' full-time job, and he spends about 40 hours every week on it. The comic itself is free on the web, and he makes money by selling books and T-shirts from the site. He spends one day per week writing the script, then four days drawing one page each day. He estimates that each page takes 3–4 hours to draw.
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